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Portland: Old Port Culinary Walking Tour

1. Portland: Old Port Culinary Walking Tour

Enjoy this experience that showcases the culinary culture of Portland, Maine comprised of talented food and beverage artisans, from bakers and brewers to confectioners, chefs, and more. Visit the spots the locals enjoy visiting on a daily basis. Join a friendly and engaging tour guide as they take you to several Old Port and neighboring artisanal shops, restaurants, and pubs where you’ll sample a delectable mix of classic Maine, Maine-inspired, up-and-coming, cultural, fancy foods, and beverages. You will have the opportunity to meet and greet culinary artisans along the way, learn what inspires them and how they got their start with a lively narration from your guide. Along the way, your guide will dish about the colorful, social, and culinary history unique to the “Port City” with lots of additional recommendations on how to dine and imbibe. You are sure to leave full of delicious food and local history. This experience actively works with gluten (not celiac), seafood, nut, and vegetarian dietary preferences and sensitivities to the best of our ability. Guests may pick and choose their participation for any further food issues. While tours vary, your foodie experience may include, fresh-picked lobster, from-scratch confections, locally-sourced temaki (raw fish) roll, Maine seafood “chowdah”, iconic Maine craft beer, Maine honeywine, and dark chocolate truffles made with Aroostook County potatoes.

Portland: Old Port Seafood Lovers Tour

2. Portland: Old Port Seafood Lovers Tour

Explore Portland’s vibrant working waterfront to view lobster boats often unloading their catch, learn about the historic wharves and their relationship to the sea. Visit a mix of Old Port and waterfront district destinations, and sometimes a locale or two on the fringes, for a progressive lunch. Servings vary from dine-in and to go from restaurants, pubs, markets, and artisanal shops. Learn about the life of lobsters dwelling on the ocean floor and hear about how hardy lobstermen and women haul in their catch year-round, rain, snow, and shine.

Portland: Casco Bay Maine Oyster Cruise with Craft Beverages

3. Portland: Casco Bay Maine Oyster Cruise with Craft Beverages

Enjoy a cruise along the waters of Casco Bay and try some delicious local Maine seafood while relaxing aboard the boat. Enjoy a great introduction to world-class Maine seafood and sip craft drinks of your choice. Begin the tour at 2:30 at the Portland Beer Hub, located at 320 Fore Street, where you will choose from a wide selection of Maine craft beverages, including beers, ciders, and kombucha. Board a former navy launch boat now equipped with comfortable seating and embark on a tour of Casco Bay and its islands. See marine life, lighthouses, military forts, and more as we motor the calm waters. On board, you will learn about and taste oysters from 3 various harvesters in the area. Learn from the experienced guide while they shuck oysters aboard the boat as quickly as possible. Enjoy other seafood and snacks as well while on the tour. Disembark just one block from the starting point at 5:00 pm having enjoyed wonderful sights and culinary delights.

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What people are saying about Portland, Maine

What a fantastic way to spend the day in Portland. Our guide, A.J., was engaging, energetic and full of history and facts about Portland. Her love for her city shines through. Excellent in every way!

Really enjoyed all the sites and restaurants that we stopped at. The host Jason was fun and knowledgeable. It ended up being more food than I was expecting but that’s not a complaint

Scott was great. He was friendly, very informative, and was a terrific guide. Don’t eat breakfast!!!! Lots of good! Thanks Scott!

Tour guide was great and very informative. Food was very good at every place we visited. Would recommend this tour.

This was a great way to see and learn about Portland.